Catholic Classics

Day 43: Overcoming Pride (The Confessions of St. Augustine)

November 13th, 2023  •  23 mins 26 secs  •  Download (21.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Continuing his examination of pride, St. Augustine notes how this vice lurks in evil and good works. He sums up his battle between joy in his conversion and sadness in his bad habits. Fr. Gregory Pine and Fr. Jacob-Bertrand Janczyk explain that the marks of humanity are true in all centuries. The best way to combat our fallen natures is to be on your guard against sins and always return to Christ. Today’s readings are Book 10, Chapters 38-43.